The drama and suspense of impending victory as medical practitioners probe into the mysteries of one of mankind’s most baffling diseases: cancer. The audience is taken to the forefront of the struggle to witness experiments in the field of bio-physics, and the radiation techniques developed for observing cellular activity and malignant growth. A new theory - that cancer may have its beginning with a virus - is discussed by a panel of doctors doing fundamental research at the Ontario Cancer Institute. Patients in this film are played by the Staff of the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto.
National Film Board of Canada
Black and White